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Pregnant Women In Bangalore

Pregnancy-Related Anxiety Amongst Pregnant Women In Bangalore, India

According to a systematic review, the prevalence of anxiety during pregnancy ranges; from 1% to 26% in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). However, published literature on anxiety during pregnancy seems to be limited. In a systematic review of common mental health morbidities during the antenatal period; it was finding evidence from LMICs’ contribute to only…

Prescription Medications

Positive Effects On Use Of Prescription Medications

A new study of patients reading the visit notes their clinicians write; report positive effects on their use of prescription medications. The study, Patients Managing Medications and Reading their Visit Notes: A survey of OpenNotes participants, published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine; but shows that when patients read their notes, they report significant benefits,…

Regulating Gut Bacteria

Anxiety Might Be Alleviated By Regulating Gut Bacteria

People who experience anxiety symptoms might be help taking steps to regulate the microorganisms; in their gut using probiotic and non-probiotic food and supplements; suggests a review of studies published today in the journal General Psychiatry. Anxiety symptoms are common in people with mental diseases and a variety of physical disorders, especially in disorders that…

Injection Sites

Most Opioid Users Will Die Because Of Improper Injection Sites

The Ontario is undoubtedly in the midst of an opioid overdose crisis. From January to September 2018, an incredible 1,031 Ontarians died of an overdose. The number of deaths in the province is second only to the 1,155 deaths in British Columbia, dubbed the “ground zero” of the overdose epidemic in North America. Yet with no…

Drug Resistant Bacteria

Manuka Honey To Kill Drug Resistant Bacteria

Manuka honey could provide the key to a breakthrough treatment for cystic fibrosis patients following preliminary work by experts at Swansea University. Dr. Rowena Jenkins and Dr. Aled Roberts have found that using Manuka honey could offer an antibiotic alternative to treat antimicrobial resistant respiratory infections, particularly deadly bacteria found in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) infections. Using lung…

Geriatrics

Training Affects ‘Belly Fat’ in Obese 70-Year-Olds

The study find that the adults aged 65 or older are obese. Because This growing obesity trend, along with the decrease in our level of physical activity as They age; seriously raises our risk of diseases and death. Therefore aging leads to a gradual decrease in lean body mass (LBM). Put simply, LBM is the…

Thoughts On Body Image During Pregnancy Predicts Emotional Well Being

Thoughts On Body Image During Pregnancy Predicts Emotional Well Being

Researchers found way of evaluating women’s relationship; with their bodies during pregnancy could help predict how well the mother might bond; with her unborn baby and her longer-term emotional well being. Results from the study suggest  introduce a standardize method of assessing women’s feelings; towards their changing bodies during antenatal care; could provide important information…

Prostate

Prostate Cancer Cells Mimic Bone When They Metastasize

The Prostate cancer becomes lethal as it spreads to the bones, and the process behind this deadly feature could potentially be turned against it as a target for bone-targeting radiation and potential new therapies. In a study publish online Tuesday in the journal PLOS ONE, Duke Cancer Institute researchers describe how prostate cancer cells develop the…

Immune hematology

Immune Discovery Set to Boost Cancer Therapies

The study find that the Immune cells to trigger the body to attack tumours could be improved by a molecule that boosts their function. Therefore Studies with mice have found the improved therapies produced a powerful anti-cancer immune response; which led to tumours shrinking. An immune system is a collection of biological processes within an organism…

Specialists Targets On Prevention Of Maternal Deaths

Specialists Targets On Prevention Of Maternal Deaths

“Louisiana a place in America which is the most dangerous places to give birth,” said Rebekah Gee, MD, at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. “We are the sickest and one of the three poorest, states in this country,” Gee told, an obstetrician–gynecologist. “In United States, four black…

Malaria Associated Low Birthweight Deliveries

Malaria Associated Low Birthweight Deliveries

As we know malaria is caused by a parasite. This study estimating that malaria without protection during pregnancy; 45% of 32 million pregnancies in malaria endemic sub-Saharan Africa are exposed to Plasmodium falciparum malaria; leading to 900,000 malaria associated low birth weight deliveries. Low birth weight, anaemia and other serious adverse birth outcomes result in…

Adverse Drug Reactions

Unnecessarily High Risk Of Alcohol-Related Adverse Drug Reactions

People who drink alcohol while using medications that interact with it are higher risk of harm from overdose; falls, and traffic accidents. In recent years, there has been a documented increase in alcohol-related adverse drug reactions and acute emergency room admissions. One group of medicines, known as central nervous system (CNS) depressants; was implicating in…